What you’ll be doing...

We are seeking a Product Engineer leader with extensive experience designing, building, and operating large scale SaaS products. The leader must be extremely driven and results oriented with a strong track record of execution in the industry. We are looking for a transformational leader who is a multiplier, creating high performance teams of innovative software professionals, developing internal talent and recruiting industry top talent. The leader must have a strong record of continuous improvement, leveraging industry best principles and practices, and have implemented large scale Lean/Agile and Continuous Delivery initiatives.

The role requires a strategic thinker with a strong product and business acumen, defining and aligning a technology strategy around the needs of the customers and the business. This is a highly technical hands-on role, where the leader will play a key role in defining and vetting architecture and design approaches, technology selection and implementation decisions.

The successful candidate will head up our Commercial Platform Engineering group which includes some key platforms in the area of Identity, IoT and Spatial. This is a global role managing teams across several centres in the EMEA region.

Expectation of a Product Engineering Leader

• Drives technology vision and strategy for the Platform
• Build a high-performance team of innovative software professionals by mentoring and developing internal talent and by recruiting industry top talent
• Drives innovation and creates a platform for technical creativity in the organization
• Leads effective roadmap development and project management disciplines
• Partners with Product Management on strategy design and product specifications
• Manages schedules to ensure on time delivery and maximizes quality throughput
• Lead the team through a transition to Lean principles in Software Development
• Drives continuous improvement in Agile development methodologies and best practices
• Create a green build culture, where working software is valued above all
• Capable of leading architecture and technical designs reviews
• Establish KPIs and metrics to gauge development quality and performance
• Strong communication and stakeholder management
• Provides mentoring, coaching and career development to the team
• Builds the culture and core values in the organization
• Effective performance management
• Be an example of leader qualities and professionalism to the org
• Owns health of the platform
• Customer Focused - works from the customer back

What we’re looking for...

Required Experience and Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
• 15+ years of hands-on Software Engineering Experience, with experience in .Net, Java or similar
• 7+ years of Software Leadership experience
• Led large global teams of 70+
• Proven track record in growing large teams
• Experience in high transaction and high scale systems
• Experience in IoT or Big Data environments desirable

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.